1879 Cincinnati Reds Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 43-37
Finished 5th in the NL
Ballpark: Avenue Grounds
Manager: Deacon White (9-9)
Manager: Cal McVey (34-28)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1879 Cincinnati Reds Statistics
1879 Cincinnati Reds Results

The Cincinnati Reds of the National League ended the 1879 season with a record of 43 wins and 37 losses, finishing fifth in the NL.

The Reds scored 485 runs and surrendered 464 runs. Buttercup Dickerson recorded 57 runs batted in. King Kelly led all regular hitters by hitting .348. Will White earned 43 wins for the squad and a team-best 1.99 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Deacon White and Cal McVey coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ross BarnesPRRMay 8, 18505'8"145Mount Morris, NY USA
Mike BurkePRR6'0"190, NY USA
Buttercup DickersonPLROctober 11, 18585'6"140Tyaskin, MD USA
Will FoleyPRRNovember 15, 18555'9"150Chicago, IL USA
Joe GerhardtPRRFebruary 14, 18556'0"160Washington, DC USA
Pete HotalingPLRDecember 16, 18565'8"166Mohawk, NY USA
King KellyPRRDecember 31, 18575'10"170Troy, NY USA
John MagnerP5'7"170
Cal McVeyPRRAugust 30, 18495'9"170Montrose, IA USA
Jack NeaglePRRJanuary 2, 18585'6"155Syracuse, NY USA
Blondie PurcellPRRMarch 16, 18545'9"159Paterson, NJ USA
Harry WheelerPRRMarch 3, 18585'11"165Versailles, IN USA
Deacon WhitePLRDecember 2, 18475'11"175Caton, NY USA
Will WhitePBROctober 11, 18545'9"175Caton, NY USA